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State and National Health Updates

Anthem Blue Cross wants you to be aware of all public health communications that can affect your local, state, and national community. By staying up to date on public health information, you can help keep yourself and others healthy by reading up on pertinent information and tips for joining local health programs, being aware of state or national health crises, and getting vaccinated against diseases like COVID-19. You can contact us at 800-407-4627 (TTY 711) or 888-285-7801 (TTY 711) for members in Los Angeles, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pacific time.

State and Local Health Updates

State and Local Resources

California Department of Public Health
California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)

National Health Communications

National Health Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Vaccination information

Protect yourself and our members from falling victim to vaccine-preventable diseases by utilizing our vaccine resources.

Let's Vaccinate

Let’s Vaccinate offers providers tools and strategies to aid in vaccinating people of all ages.

Let’s Vaccinate

Flu Vaccination

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers a wealth of resources and tools surrounding the importance of vaccination. Visit the CDC’s Influenza Information for Healthcare Professionals page to get the latest guidance on vaccinations, flu prevalence tracking by geography, and tips for talking with patients about getting the flu shot.

For help making a strong recommendation for flu vaccination, the CDC offers a fightflu toolkit with patient education materials and helpful videos with examples of how to make your recommendation.

The #FightFlu toolkit

Information on Natural Disasters

California is susceptible to several natural disasters including wildfires, earthquakes, flooding, extreme heat, and droughts. Please read through our materials surrounding natural disasters to help keep yourself and others safe.